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Title Brannon, Grace Berkley
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1977-04-15
Date Digitized 2010-04-07
Rights Statement Portions of this interview may only be used for educational or scholarly purposes. All rights in the manuscript and recording, including the right to publish, are reserved to the Colorado College Tutt Library. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH IN ANY FORMAT MUST BE REQUESTED from Special Collections, Colorado College Tutt Library.
Description Grace Brannon arrived in Colorado Springs with her parents in 1916 and attended Columbia grade school and Colorado Springs High School. As a student at Colorado College, she majored in romance languages (CC class of 1927). Mrs. Brannon describes the importance of social and athletic activities during her time as a student at Colorado College: attitudes towards sex (1920's), the Bruin Inn, Minerva Society, cars, alcohol, dances, clothing, athletics, homecoming, and Colorado College songs. She talks about memorable professors: Charles Latimer, Rebecca Hartness, Robert F. Snyder, Ralph J. Gilmore. Administrators whom she remembers were: Manly Ormes, President Charles Mierow, Mabel Barbee Lee. She reflects on her work as an alumni trustee from 1958 to 1964. Other interests discussed are the League of Women Voters and the Democratic Party.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R14. This interview is part of a larger collection totaling 89 individuals. Interview transcripts converted to PDF/A from Microsoft Word. Other file materials, biographical data sheets, indexes, legal releases scanned from originals and converted to text searchable PDF/A using Fujitsu 4150 scanner and Scandallpro software version 1.5. Scanned at 400 dpi. Photos scanned at 500 dpi and saved as jpeg. There are 131 preservation wave files (44.1 kHz, 16-bit) and 131 delivery mp3 files (128 kbps) in the set. Each file represents up to an hour of material, equivalent to one side of a reel-to-reel tape or both sides of a cassette tape. The 262 files are now located on both of two hard drives in Special Collections, the master drive (A1) formatted for Mac and a backup drive (B1) formatted for PC. (.wav preservation masters created by Tom Sanny using Final Cut Pro. Analog tapes digitized as QuickTime 44k16b .mov files. Dead air edited out and sound levels adjusted ; .wav files exported using FCP QuickTime Conversion tool ; .mp3 files created from .wav files using Switch.) All files are monaural.
Subject (topic) Oral history
Universities and colleges
College trustees
College students
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Subject (personal name) Brannon, Grace Berkley, 1905-2000
Subject (time) 1920-1929
Subject (geographic) Colorado
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Subject (form) Personal narratives
Audio recording
Publisher Colorado College
Place of Publication Colorado Springs, Colorado
Language eng
Series Title Colorado College Oral History Collection
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:3006
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
BrannonGrace1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 49.60MB 0
BrannonGraceBerkleyPhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- Grace Berkley Brannon. Source: Special Collections. Oral History File R14 image/jpeg 1.43MB 0
BrannonGraceBerkleyPhoto2.jpg   Photo 2 -- Grace Berkley Brannon. Source: Special Collections. Oral History File R14 image/jpeg 1.37MB 0
BrannonGraceBerkleyaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 245.37KB 0
BrannonGraceBerkleybSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 416.87KB 0
BrannonGraceBerkleycTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 212.98KB 0
BrannonGraceBerkleydAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 64.84KB 0
BrannonGracedm1.wav   master 1 audio/x-wav 273.42MB 0

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